Miss Teen USA Contestant Almost Committed Suicide After Horrific Bullying Over Her Infamously Bad Pageant Answer
This is simply awful.
As you're probably aware, back in 2007 a Miss Teen USA contestant went viral after her awkward answer to the question round left us all scratching our heads.
But while we may have been entertained by Caite Upton's garbled response to why most Americans couldn't find the U.S. on a map — she said she believed "U.S. Americans are unable to do so because some people out there in our nation don't have maps" — she didn't find the video very funny.
In fact, the then-18-year-old actually considered suicide in an effort to escape the constant bullying she received — and not just online!
In an interview with New York Magazine, the representative for South Carolina revealed the worst of it: